Formentera

Travel Guide
Es Pujols Beach which includes rocky coastline, general coastal views and swimming
The smallest and southernmost of the four principal Balearic Islands is a captivating spot with gorgeous beaches, historical buildings and picturesque landscapes.

Formentera Island is the small Balearic Island with a long coastline, owing to its jagged shape. Beaches are its big attractions as are historical buildings and the diverse scenery of the interior. Relax on white sands, tour ancient buildings and hike or cycle across the island.

Formentera Island has more than 12 miles (20 kilometers) of beautiful beaches. Dry summers and warm winters typical of a Mediterranean climate mean the beaches can be enjoyed year-round. Their allure is obvious, given the long stretches of white sand, clear water and an island-wide ban on tall beachfront developments. This ensures there are no long lines of high-rise buildings.

Swim, sunbathe and take part in watersports at the beaches of Illetes in the north. Stroll along the 3-mile (5-kilometer) shoreline of Migjorn Beach, one of the longest on Formentera Island. Admire the beauty of Cala Saona, a small cove approximately 460 feet (140 meters) long.

While many visitors spend their time at the beaches, travel around the island to find more to see and do. Explore the scenery and history on a walking or cycling tour. Crisscrossing the island are about 20 signposted green routes. These trails pass dunes, vineyards, coves, beaches, archeological sites and coastal watchtowers. They were once used to protect the island from attacks from the sea. The routes range from 1 to 7 miles (1.5 to12 kilometers).

View cultural treasures when you visit the largest city, Sant Francesc Xavier. Among the sites are the 18th-century fortified Church of Sant Francesc Xavier and an ethnography museum. It houses a collection of fishing and farming tools, utensils and musical instruments that explore how people used to live here.

Formentera Island is accessible only by boat. Catch a ferry from the nearby island of Ibiza, which can be reached by plane or by boat from several destinations on the Spanish mainland. Enjoy the beaches, history and scenic landscapes.

Where to stay in Formentera

Hotel Club Sunway Punta Prima
Hotel Club Sunway Punta Prima
3 out of 5
Playa Es Pujols, Es Pujols, Formentera, Formentera, 7871
The price is $242 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly hotel in Formentera. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (342 reviews)
"Lovely grounds with great views. Nice pool & access to sea if you fancy a swim there. Can walk along cliff into town in about 10min (though it’s a rocky path so I wouldn’t attempt in heels & there’s no lights after dark so you’ll need your phones torch!). Food in restaurant was excellent-some of ..."

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Hotel Club Sunway Punta Prima
Apartamentos Castaví
Apartamentos Castaví
4 out of 5
C./ Espalmador 57, Es Pujols, Formentera, Formentera, 7871
The price is $290 per night from Sep 11 to Sep 12
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Formentera. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a children's pool. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (138 reviews)
"It was a really great find. Will definitely stay there next time."

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Apartamentos Castaví
Insotel Club Maryland
Insotel Club Maryland
3 out of 5
Playa Migjorn, San Francisco Javier, Formentera, Formentera, 7860
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Formentera. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (344 reviews)
"we liked how the rooms are located in a pine forest and the rooms have a living room space and balcony and little fridge"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Insotel Club Maryland
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartamentos Portu Saler
Apartamentos Portu Saler
3 out of 5
Carrer Punta Prima, 1, Formentera, 07871
The price is $207 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 29
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Formentera. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Es Pujols Beach and Illa de ses Parres ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"great location, nice and clean rooms; The staff at reception were lovely, very accommodating and friendly. There are bathrooms available by the pool, which we were able to use after check out and after spending a day in the beach. Overall very happy with our stay and would recommend. The only minor ..."

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Apartamentos Portu Saler
Apartamentos Castaví
Apartamentos Castaví
4 out of 5
C./ Espalmador 57, Es Pujols, Formentera, Formentera, 7871
The price is $290 per night from Sep 11 to Sep 12
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Formentera. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a children's pool. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (138 reviews)
"It was a really great find. Will definitely stay there next time."

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Apartamentos Castaví
Paraíso de los Pinos
Paraíso de los Pinos
3.5 out of 5
Es Mal Pas - Urb. Paraíso de los Pinos, San Francisco Javier, Formentera, Formentera, 7860
The price is $365 per night from Sep 4 to Sep 5
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Formentera. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (58 reviews)
"Great hotel with excellent service, accommodations and location. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Paraíso de los Pinos
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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